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Orica Board appointment
02 Jun 2016
Melbourne: Orica (ASX: ORI) Chairman Mr Malcolm Broomhead today announced the appointment to the Board of Ms Karen Moses, effective 1 July 2016.
Mr Broomhead said Ms Moses’ more than 30 years’ experience in upstream and downstream energy industries, along with her executive experience across finance and strategy functions, would be a strong addition to the Board.
“I am delighted with Karen’s appointment to the Orica Board. She is an exceptional business leader who brings a wealth of experience from the energy industry, across oil, gas, electricity and coal industries globally. Her experience will enable her to provide valuable additional insight into our customer base, while also adding additional financial and strategy capacity to the Board,” he said.
Ms Moses said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Board of a world class Australian company, with a strong legacy. I look forward to working with the other Directors in contributing to the future success of a great company.”
Ms Moses will offer herself for election as a Director at the next Annual General Meeting in December 2016.
Karen Moses biography
Karen Moses has over 30 years’ experience in the energy industry spanning oil, gas, electricity and coal commodities and upstream production, supply and downstream marketing operations. This experience has been gained both within Australia and overseas. Karen worked with Origin Energy from 1994 until 2015, most recently as Executive Director, Finance & Strategy. Following the announcement of her retirement last year, she is currently supporting Origin in a transitional arrangement until her departure in August 2016. Prior to joining Origin, Ms Moses held various roles at Exxon and BP.
She is a director of Boral Limited, Sydney Symphony Limited, SAS Trustee Corporation (since March 2012) and Sydney Dance Company. She is a former director of Origin Energy Limited (2009-2015), Contact Energy Limited (2004-2015), Energia Andina S.A., Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd (2009-2012), Energy and Water Ombudsman (Victoria) Ltd, Australian Energy Market Operator (Transitional) Ltd and VENCorp (2007-2009).
Ms Moses holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Education from the University of Sydney.
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